Quick take: Giants get defensive vs. Jets

It was over when ...
Giants rookie cornerback Aaron Ross intercepted his second pass of the game and took it to the house for a touchdown that gave the Giants a 35-24 lead with 3:15 to play. Ross' interceptions were the first of his professional career.

Game balls
Practice? Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress continues to make big plays despite an injured ankle that has kept him from practicing most of the season. Against the Jets, Burress recorded 124 receiving yards on five receptions, including an impressive 53-yard touchdown pass from Eli Manning.

Key stat
The Giants defense held the Jets to 55 total yards on the ground, including a miniscule 7 yards in the second half. On the flip side, the Giants' running back tandem of Brandon Jacobs and Derrick Ward combined for 156 rushing yards.

In the third quarter, following a 19-yard touchdown run by Brandon Jacobs that brought the Giants within three, the Jets' Leon Washington returned the kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown. ... Burress has scored at least one touchdown in each of the Giants' five games this season.

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